Amalgamated National Union Of Quarryworkers And Settmakers

Bonawe was a Branch of the Amalgamated National Union of Quarryworkers and Settmakers

The Amalgamated National Union of Quarryworkers and Settmakers was formed in 1914 by the merger of the National Union of Quarrymen (formed in 1887) and the Settmakers' Union of Great Britain and Ireland (formed in 1886). It amalgamated with the Transport and General Workers' Union in 1934.

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Reference: FS 11/326
Description:2 Before 1940: Amalgamated National Union of Quarryworkers and Settmakers
Date: 1887-1934
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former references: in its original department: Reg. No. 473 T.
Legal status: Public Record
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The Settmaker's and Stoneworkers' Journal, variously attributed to the Amalgamated National Union of Quarryworkers and Settmakers: the official organ of craft and trade groups connected with various types of mining and quarrying.
This issue references studies on European stoneworh, Sweden, Germany and England, the value and output, publications "The Stone Trades Journal" and a small volume entitled "on the Natural Building and Ornamental Stones of Sweden; together with a List of the Leading Swedish Firns Engaged in the Stone Industry."
Titled sections include: "Why Should We Have More Wages?", Corespondence: Standardisation of Sett Guages; Enemies of Labour;
Branch Reports, Kemnay, Llanfair-Penmaen, Bonawe, Ceiri, Kilsyth;
General Notes; Tenders; Trade Unions in History; Legal Cases Affecting Labour; National Union of Quarrymen; General Notes; Our Debt to the Agitator;
ad for "THE QUARRY, The Organ of the Stone, Marble, Slate, Lime, Clay, and Cement Trades";
Addresses of Secretaries: Settmakers' Union & Quarryman's National Union, Masons' and Stonecutters' Union.

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